Chicago Bike Blog is an online journal extends the reach of Cosmic Bikes, a brick and mortar bicycle store located in Chicago’s Jefferson Park neighborhood. The blog is currently divided into two general sections, each housing a different collection of topics:
Bike Basics features regularly updated resources for those who are new to cycling in Chicago, or riders seeking solid, practical information, such as advice on buying a bike, bike maintenance, safe riding and essential gear.
The Microescape is where I stray a bit off the beaten path, and advance the idea that breathtaking experiences exist all around us, and adventures can and should become a part of everyone’s daily life. Here’s where I try out, and tell you about the most compact and useful outdoor equipment, and great local and regional outdoor destinations.